Preventing And Managing Obesity In Pets

BevHills_iStock_000014192263_Large-1.jpgObesity is no longer just a human problem. According to recent statistics, over half of all cats and dogs in the U.S. are overweight. Overweight pets are at risk for many of the same health problems as overweight humans such as arthritis, certain types of cancer, bone and organ issues, high blood pressure, and of course diabetes.

November is National Pet Diabetes Awareness month. While the exact cause of diabetes is unknown, obesity is a huge risk factor for the disease. Take a moment to educate yourself on pet obesity and what you can do to prevent or manage it in your pet. Continue…